|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2005|
Pauline H. Bosman, age 82 of Lynden, beloved wife of Ben Bosman and loving mother of one son and five daughters, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Mar 1.
Pauline was the daughter of Sam and Hattie (Kaluf) Staal and was born in Columbus, Montana on August 14, 1922. When she was 14 the family moved to the Sumas area where Pauline was later married to Ben Bosman on February 26, 1943.
A home maker, she and Ben were active members for many years at the former Everson Christian Reformed Church and had recently become members of Bethel Christian Reformed Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and also enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, flower gardening and her cats.
Mrs. Bosman is survived by her husband of sixty-two years, Ben; her children Gayle and husband Martin DeWitt of Clarkston, WA., Janice and husband Aldon Kuiper of Rock Valley, IA., Joan and husband Victor Euceda of Bellingham, Eileen and husband John Scheffer of Belgrade, MT., Dennis and wife Annette Bosman of Everson and Marlys and husband Gary Young of Maple Falls; eighteen grand and thirteen great-grandchildren; brother Harold and wife Judith Staal of Sumas, sisters Corena and husband Marinus Dykshoorn of Abbotsford, BC, Ruth Westra of Bozeman, MT., and Marian Kornelis of Lynden and numerous other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, sisters Hilda Bosman and Cecil Triemstra, and brother Tony Staal.
Visitation hours will be from 3 to 9 pm on Friday, March 4, at Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden. Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday, March 5, at 10:15 am in Monumenta Cemetery followed by funeral services at 11:00 am in Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden with Rev. Homer Wigboldy and Rev. Aldon Kuiper officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Lynden Christian Schools, 417 Nooksack Ave., Lynden, WA. 98264, the Back to God Hour, 6555 West College Dr., Palos Heights, IL. 60463 or to The Bible League, P.O. Box 28000, Chicago, IL. 60628.
Obituary and arrangements provided under the care of Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Washington.
Great-grandmother of Anthony Vos.
Sam Staal (1887 - 1968)
Henrietta Kaluf Staal (1890 - 1943)
Benjamin Bosman (1917 - 2009)
Hilda Staal Bosman (1915 - 1987)*
Anton Staal (1919 - 1999)*
Pauline Henrietta Staal Bosman (1922 - 2005)
Harold Sidney Staal (1925 - 2016)*
Marian Staal Kornelis (1929 - 2012)*
Maintained by: Gwen V.
Originally Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
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